Mercedes-Benz's large and luxurious people mover now finally comes with a diesel engine to ensure it taxes your wallet a little less. The diesel R class - the R350 CDI - comes powered by 2987cc V6 diesel engine from the three-pointed star. This engine is mated to a seven-speed auto 'box. Other features include 4MATIC (all-wheel drive), THERMOTRONIC (dual-zone climate control) and PARKTRONIC (parking assist). Add to that air suspension, a steel chassis and headlamps that come with daytime running lights and the R350 CDI is a pretty loaded car.
So just how much will it set you back by? The car comes priced at Rs 58.9 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
Commenting on the introduction of the vehicle Mr.Debashis Mitra, Director- Sales & Marketing Mercedes-Benz India said, 'The R-350CDI CDI 4MATIC is the latest addition to the successful Mercedes-Benz R-class stable. We are sure that the diesel variant of this crossover model will be an attractive proposition for our valuable customers. The car has 7G-TRONIC with 4WD transmission with a mileage of 11.25 kmpl.'